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COVID-19

An estimated 5000 expected new cancer diagnoses not yet made

20/11/2020

The expedited delivery of data by the laboratories for pathological anatomy enabled the Belgian Cancer Registry to complete its study on the impact of COVID-19 on the number of new cancer diagnoses in our country.

 

Download the study in pdf-format.

Download the methodology in pdf-format.

Contact: Katia Emmerechts (0477 273 163)

Strong decline in new cancer diagnoses in April due to corona crisis in Belgium

15/07/2020

Cancer care in Belgium was heavily affected by the corona pandemic and the necessary measures taken by the government. On March 14, 2020, all non-essential consultations, medical tests, and interventions were temporarily halted. Around this same time, population screening for breast, cervical, and colon cancer were likewise stopped.

Thanks to the expedited delivery of data by the laboratories for pathological anatomy, the Belgian Cancer Registry was able to make an initial estimate of the decline in the number of new cancer diagnoses.

Each month in Belgium, there is an average of 5725 new cancer diagnoses expected*. Recent analyses by the Belgian Cancer Registry show that, after an initial rapid decline in the month of March, the number of new cancer diagnoses in the month of April 2020 declined by nearly half (44%) compared to April 2019. For men, this was a decline of 43%, and for women, 45%. By mid-April, the numbers began to increase again, and we hope that this increase has continued.

 

Contact: Katia Emmerechts 0477 273 163

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Reports 

 

We proudly present our latest publication: Cancer Burden in Belgium 2004 - 2017:

 

              

 

The Belgian Cancer Registry regularly publishes the results of its activities. You can find them in the 'Cancer Incidence in Belgium' reports. You can download the different volumes on the corresponding page.

 

  • "Cancer in Children and Adolescents, Belgium 2004-2016, Belgian Cancer Registry, Brussels, 2019"

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  • "Cancer in an Ageing Population in Belgium 20042016, Belgian Cancer Registry, Brussels, 2018"

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  • "Cancer Incidence Projections in Belgium, 2015 to 2025, Belgian Cancer Registry, Brussels 2017"

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  • "Cancer burden in Belgium 2004-2013, Belgian Cancer Registry, Brussels 2015"

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  • "Haematological malignancies in Belgium, Belgian Cancer Registry, Brussels 2015"

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  • "Cancer Prevalence in Belgium 2010, Belgian Cancer Registry,  Brussels 2014"

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  • "Cancer in Children and Adolescents, Belgian Cancer Registry, Brussels, 2013"

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  • "Cancer Survival in Belgium, Belgian Cancer Registry, Brussels 2012"

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  • "Cancer Incidence in Belgium, 2008, Belgian Cancer Registry, Brussels 2011"

Download the publication and the appendix in PDF format.

 

  • "Cancer Incidence in Belgium, 2004-2005, Belgian Cancer Registry, Brussels 2008"

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  • "E. Van Eycken, N. De Wever, Cancer Incidence and Survival in Flanders, 2000-2001.  Flemish Cancer Registry Network, VLK, Brussels, 2006"

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  • Cancer Incidence 1997-1999

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  • ICDO3

Download the publication and the appendix in PDF format.

 

  • Manual for Clinical Cancer Registration

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Peer reviewed scientific publications

Download here an overview of all peer reviewed scientific publications in pdf-format.

 

Academic Session

Below, you can find the presentations from the Academic Session of December 3rd, 2018:

  • Trends in Cancer Incidence: Highlights; Frédéric Calay & Michael Rosskamp
  • Cancer in an Ageing Population: Dr. Lien van Walle
  • Perspectives for the Future: Dr. Liesbet Van Eycken

     

    Newsletters  

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